When looking for work, are you properly reading through and analyzing job descriptions to make sure you are finding the right fit? For the majority of job seekers, something as simple as not fully reading over a job description can spell the difference between landing that dream job and having to continue your search.
Some may argue that all interview questions are important and that you should be more than prepared to answer a wide variety of them. While this is true, there are few specific interview questions that can cause candidates to slip up.
All of us have our ups and down throughout the work week and sometimes it can feel like a real struggle to stay on task and be productive. However, by sticking to these 4 easy to follow concepts, you can make the most our of your day while in the office!
I have written about it time and time again that the skilled trades industry is an excellent alternative to a formal 4 year education. There are more than enough various skills sets to gravitate towards and not only that but positions in the skilled trades and construction industries can be very lucrative when it comes to pay, benefits and opportunities available.
As it sits right now, according to the American Trucking Association, it is estimated that trucking companies nationwide are experiencing a driver shortage of over 60,000 drivers short. In fact, this shortage is expected to grow in the coming years which could ultimately effect you, the end consumer.
According to U.S. Census Bureau data, the number of truckers out on the road is at an all-time high. However, the driver shortage still appears to be an issue. In fact, Census numbers are showing more truckers now that before the recession in 2007. Where is the disconnect?
In today’s job market, finding and engaging with passive talent is the name of the game. When it feels like all of the active job seekers are either being snagged too quickly by the competition or fall into the skills gap paradigm, hiring managers resort to seeking out passive talent and asking for referrals. While passive talent can be found on any number of job boards, the key here is to remember that in order to get good referrals, your candidates need to have a enjoyable and positive experience with the hiring process from the get go.
Are you currently working with a Recruiter or are considering using a staffing company to help you land a job? If so, take a look at these unspoken truths regarding Recruiters and what this can mean when it comes to you and your next job opportunity!